Blog entries from: Sahel Blog

Covering Politics and Religion in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa

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September 7 2013

From Sahel Blog Sat Sep 7 2013, 09:58:19

Today will likely be the last time that I post on this blog for about a year; as readers have likely noticed, the pace already slowed considerably over the summer. This month marks two major transitions for me. The first ... Continue reading →

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From Sahel Blog Sat Sep 7 2013, 09:58:19

Today will likely be the last time that I post on this blog for about a year; as readers have likely noticed, the pace already slowed considerably over the summer. This month marks two major transitions for me. The first ... Continue reading →

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August 31 2013

From Sahel Blog Sat Aug 31 2013, 08:59:18

Reuters: "Mali's interim government has removed General Amadou Sanogo, who led a coup last year, as head of a military committee tasked with reforming the West African country's armed forces, a government statement said." For more on Sanogo's promotion to ... Continue reading →

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From Sahel Blog Sat Aug 31 2013, 08:59:18

Reuters: "Mali's interim government has removed General Amadou Sanogo, who led a coup last year, as head of a military committee tasked with reforming the West African country's armed forces, a government statement said." For more on Sanogo's promotion to ... Continue reading →

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August 30 2013

From Sahel Blog Fri Aug 30 2013, 09:12:23

This year, as last year, a cruel cycle has taken shape in the Western Sahel: drought, floods, and locusts. This cycle affects Niger strongly, with rainy seasons bringing floods and pests after months of hunger. For overviews of the Sahelian ... Continue reading →

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From Sahel Blog Fri Aug 30 2013, 09:12:23

This year, as last year, a cruel cycle has taken shape in the Western Sahel: drought, floods, and locusts. This cycle affects Niger strongly, with rainy seasons bringing floods and pests after months of hunger. For overviews of the Sahelian ... Continue reading →

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August 29 2013

From Sahel Blog Thu Aug 29 2013, 08:28:48

In late 2011, in Kano, I was talking about Syria's crisis with a friend of mine. "Soon America will bomb them," he said. At the time, I thought his prediction was wrong. But his tone - which conveyed his sense ... Continue reading →

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From Sahel Blog Thu Aug 29 2013, 08:28:48

In late 2011, in Kano, I was talking about Syria's crisis with a friend of mine. "Soon America will bomb them," he said. At the time, I thought his prediction was wrong. But his tone - which conveyed his sense ... Continue reading →

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August 28 2013

From Sahel Blog Wed Aug 28 2013, 08:22:43

On August 3, Mauritania's Communications Minister Mohamed Yahya Ould Hormah announced that the country would hold legislative and municipal elections on October 12 of this year. The government has repeatedly delayed elections, originally scheduled for 2011, due to disagreements with ... Continue reading →

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From Sahel Blog Wed Aug 28 2013, 08:22:43

On August 3, Mauritania's Communications Minister Mohamed Yahya Ould Hormah announced that the country would hold legislative and municipal elections on October 12 of this year. The government has repeatedly delayed elections, originally scheduled for 2011, due to disagreements with ... Continue reading →

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